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Steelers defense turns up the heat on Joe Flacco in Sunday night's game
Steelers defense turns up the heat on Joe Flacco in Sunday night's game

Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco kept enduring punishing hits Sunday night, absorbing a series of painful blows from a relentless Pittsburgh Steelers pass rush. Although Flacco kept getting up and dragging himself back to the huddle, the rough treatment took a toll on him during the Ravens' 43-23 defeat at Heinz Field as he was sacked four times to match the Ravens' season-high for sacks allowed. The Steelers finished with 10 quarterback hits on Flacco even though it seemed like he was struck even more frequently than that as they repeatedly chased and caught up with him. "They were blitzing us," coach John Harbaugh said. "We've just got to do a better job of...

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